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Vision Loss in Older Adults.

@article{Pelletier2016VisionLI,
  title={Vision Loss in Older Adults.},
  author={A. Pelletier and Ledy Rojas-Roldan and J. Coffin},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2016},
  volume={94 3},
  pages={
          219-26
        }
}
Vision loss affects 37 million Americans older than 50 years and one in four who are older than 80 years. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concludes that current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for impaired visual acuity in adults older than 65 years. However, family physicians play a critical role in identifying persons who are at risk of vision loss, counseling patients, and referring patients for disease-specific treatment. The… Expand
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